November 17, 2019

Cayman Islands: Her Excellency The Governor Mrs. Helen Kilpatrick, CB Christmas Message 2017

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Christmas is a special time to enjoy with our families and friends, but it is also a time for all of us to reflect on the events of the last year and to count our blessings. This year, the devastating hurricanes Irma and Maria struck the Caribbean. Once again, the Cayman Islands were spared but […]

UK Coastguard to Conduct Review of Cayman Islands Search and Rescue capability

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Officers from the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) have arrived in the Cayman Islands to begin a review of search and rescue capability. Phil Bostock, National Maritime Operations Commander and Naomi Davies, MCA International Projects Co-ordinator will be here for two weeks. They will be working with a number of government agencies including the RCIPS, […]

The Editor Speaks: Suffer little children

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“Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.” – Jesus Christ The utterly appalling mishandling by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service of the recent child abuse case leading to the acquittal of two child abuse suspects is almost without precedence. I am […]

Cayman Islands’ Chevening scholars honoured

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A farewell reception was held by Her Excellency the Governor Mrs. Helen Kilpatrick on Tuesday, (30 August 2016) to recognise the success of two young Caymanians who were awarded the prestigious Chevening Scholarship. Richard Tyson and Christina Ross, both civil servants in the Ministry of Health and Culture, received their Chevening letters from Governor Kilpatrick […]

The Editor Speaks: For the record… Cayman should govern its police force

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It is not often, actually never before, have I listened to Radio Cayman’s morning talk show “For the Record”, but last Monday I left my iaPd behind and I had to use the car radio. Heavens forbid! I just happened to find our Premier, Alden McLaughlin talking. What he said was very interesting. “The UK […]

The Editor Speaks: The “Over-Throwers cry “Foul”

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“It is ironic that those who have created the current instability in government, either by crossing the floor or inveigling others to do so, now fear the outcome of the democratic process of elections. They must ask themselves why”. Those are not my words but those of Premier Alden McLaughlin in response to a letter […]

5 Cayman Islands Independent MLAs concerned about early election call

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MLAs Anthony Eden, Arden Mclean, Ezzard Miller, Alva Suckoo MLA and Winston Connolly MLA have written to the Cayman Islands Governor, HE Ms. Helen Kilpatrick over their concerns Premier Alden McLaughlin may call an early election. The following is a transcript of their letter to the Governor: Thursday, January 28, 2016 Her Excellency, Ms. Helen […]

Rotary International President meets Cayman Islands Governor

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Her Excellency the Governor, Helen Kilpatrick and the Premier, Hon. Alden McLaughlin met Rotary International President K.R. Ravindran, who called on them at the Government Administration Building today (Friday, 29 January 2016). This is the first visit by a Rotary International (RI) President to the Cayman Islands, according to local Rotarians. Mr. Ravindran is principally […]

Cayman Islands Governor receives Boundary Commission Final Report

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Her Excellency the Governor, Helen Kilpatrick received the final report from the Electoral Boundary Commission on Thursday, 20 August 2015. The Commission, chaired by Dr Lisa R. Handley, PhD of the United States, included local attorneys Ms Adrianne Webb and Mr. A. Steve McField. While Dr. Handley was appointed by the Governor, Ms Webb was […]

Cayman Islands conservation awards presented

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Two individuals, one popular local band and two dive operators walked away with this year’s prestigious Governor’s Conservation Awards, organised by the National Trust of the Cayman Islands. Mr. Cody Panton, currently studying Marine Biology at the University of Tampa, bagged the Lois Blumenthal Youth Conservationist Award. Meanwhile, Ms Katrina Jurn, Ph.D. is the Conservationist […]